Matthew Youlden speaks nine languages fluently and understands more than a dozen more. We work in the same office in Berlin so I constantly hear him using his skills, switching from language to language like a chameleon changing colors. In fact, for the longest time I didn’t even know he was British.
When I told Matthew how I’ve been struggling to merely pick up a second language, he had the following advice for me. If you believe that you can never become bilingual, take note!
More than in perhaps any other industry, banking can provide life-changing career opportunities overseas that may simply not be available in a person’s home country. Philip Southwell, chief executive of Dubai-based investment bank Exotix, worked in London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo before moving to the Middle East. He credits his willingness to relocate as part of his own success.
10 Unorthodox, yet effective, tips for a job seeker as laid out by numerous business leaders as well as their insight into each method. Author Jacquelyn Smith covers how with the ever shifting marketplace a need for new and improved manners of being hired are a key aspect for success.
Finding your groove after landing a new position can be challenging. You've been granted a new and exciting opportunity to showcase your skills and experience, generate beneficial solutions, and navigate a new company. But getting there takes a bit more time than you'd expect.
Don't sweat the small stuff - keep in mind your first 90 days are usually a transitional period for finding your footing. Here are eight tips for creating a smooth transition into your new employment endeavor: